2017–18 Norwich City F.C. season

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Norwich City
2017–18 season
ChairmanEd Balls
Head CoachDaniel Farke
StadiumCarrow Road
Championship14th
FA CupThird round
Carabao CupFourth round
Top goalscorerLeague: James Maddison (14 goals)
All: James Maddison (15 goals)
Highest home attendance27,100
Lowest home attendance24,841

The 2017–18 season is Norwich City's second consecutive season in the Championship. This season they are participating in the Championship, FA Cup and League Cup.

The season covers the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2017 CM Bosnia and Herzegovina Mario Vrančić Germany Darmstadt Undisclosed [1]
1 July 2017 LM Wales Marley Watkins England Barnsley Free [2]
1 July 2017 CB Germany Christoph Zimmermann Germany Borussia Dortmund II Free [3]
11 July 2017 LB England James Husband England Middlesbrough Undisclosed [4]
14 July 2017 CB Germany Marcel Franke Germany Greuther Fürth Undisclosed [5]
28 July 2017 CM England Adam Phillips England Liverpool Free [6]
31 July 2017 CF England Tristan Abrahams England Leyton Orient Undisclosed [7]
4 August 2017 CM Germany Tom Trybull Netherlands ADO Den Haag Free [8]
6 August 2017 AM Germany Marco Stiepermann Germany VfL Bochum Undisclosed [9]
18 August 2017 CB England Sean Raggett England Lincoln City Undisclosed [10]
22 August 2017 CM Greece Savvas Mourgos England Arsenal Undisclosed [11]
30 August 2017 CB Scotland Grant Hanley England Newcastle United Undisclosed [12]
31 August 2017 CF Belgium Pierre Xavier Fonkeu Belgium Club Brugge Free [13]
3 January 2018 LM Republic of Ireland Simon Power Republic of Ireland University College Dublin Free [14]
22 January 2018 CM Scotland Kenny McLean Scotland Aberdeen Undisclosed [15]
25 January 2018 LM Germany Onel Hernández Germany Eintracht Braunschweig Undisclosed [16]
25 January 2018 CF Germany Dennis Srbeny Germany SC Paderborn Undisclosed [17]

Transfers out[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2017 CB Cameroon Sébastien Bassong Free agent Released [18]
1 July 2017 CB England Ryan Bennett England Wolverhampton Wanderers Released [18][a]
1 July 2017 CF Northern Ireland Kyle Lafferty Scotland Hearts Released [18][b]
1 July 2017 CM Scotland Conor McGrandles England Milton Keynes Dons Free [21]
1 July 2017 DM Democratic Republic of the Congo Youssouf Mulumbu Scotland Kilmarnock Released [18]
1 July 2017 GK England Declan Rudd England Preston North End Undisclosed [22]
1 July 2017 GK England John Ruddy England Wolverhampton Wanderers Released [18][c]
1 July 2017 CB England Michael Turner England Southend United Released [18][d]
1 July 2017 RB Scotland Steven Whittaker Scotland Hibernian Released [18][e]
6 July 2017 DM Scotland Graham Dorrans Scotland Rangers Undisclosed [26]
7 July 2017 CM England Jonny Howson England Middlesbrough Undisclosed [27]
19 July 2017 LM England Jacob Murphy England Newcastle United Undisclosed [28]
10 August 2017 CM France Tony Andreu England Coventry City Released [29][f]
31 August 2017 AM Iceland Ágúst Eðvald Hlynsson Denmark Brøndby Undisclosed [31]
26 October 2017 CF England Benny Ashley-Seal England Wolverhampton Wanderers Compensation [32]
12 January 2018 AM England Alex Pritchard England Huddersfield Town Undisclosed [33]
16 January 2018 CF England Cameron Jerome England Derby County Undisclosed [34]
29 January 2018 LB England Harry Toffolo England Millwall Free [35]
30 January 2018 CB Northern Ireland Joe Crowe Northern Ireland Linfield Free [36]
31 January 2018 LM Scotland Glenn Middleton Scotland Rangers Free [37]
  1. ^ Ryan Bennett joined Wolverhampton Wanderers following his release.[19]
  2. ^ Kyle Lafferty joined Hearts following his release.[20]
  3. ^ John Ruddy joined Wolverhampton Wanderers following his release.[23]
  4. ^ Michael Turner joined Southend United following his release.[24]
  5. ^ Steven Whittaker joined Hibernian following his release.[25]
  6. ^ Tony Andreu joined Coventry City following his departure.[30]

Loans in[edit]

Start date Position Nationality Name From End date Ref.
1 July 2017 GK England Angus Gunn England Manchester City 30 June 2018 [38]
5 July 2017 CM England Harrison Reed England Southampton 30 June 2018 [39]
15 January 2018 AM England Marcus Edwards England Tottenham Hotspur 30 June 2018 [40]
25 January 2018 CM Germany Moritz Leitner Germany FC Augsburg 30 June 2018 [41]

Loans out[edit]

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date Ref.
1 July 2017 DM The Gambia Ebou Adams England Shrewsbury Town January 2018 [42]
6 July 2017 CB Northern Ireland Joe Crowe Republic of Ireland Limerick 5 November 2017 [43]
11 July 2017 CF England Carlton Morris England Shrewsbury Town 30 June 2018 [44]
25 July 2017 RB England Louis Ramsay England Woking 30 June 2018 [45]
31 July 2017 CF England Tristan Abrahams England Leyton Orient 31 August 2017 [7][a]
9 August 2017 RM England Diallang Jaiyesimi England Grimsby Town 30 June 2018 [47]
18 August 2017 CB England Sean Raggett England Lincoln City January 2018 [10]
24 August 2017 CM England Ben Godfrey England Shrewsbury Town 30 June 2018 [48]
31 August 2017 CB Democratic Republic of the Congo Michee Efete England Torquay United 3 January 2018 [49]
31 August 2017 LB England Harry Toffolo England Doncaster Rovers 3 January 2018 [50]
19 October 2017 GK England Remi Matthews England Plymouth Argyle 26 October 2017 [51]
19 December 2017 CB Germany Marcel Franke Germany Dynamo Dresden 30 June 2018 [52]
3 January 2018 CM England Adam Phillips England Cambridge United 30 June 2018 [53]
9 January 2018 DM The Gambia Ebou Adams England Leyton Orient 30 June 2018 [54]
12 January 2018 RM Netherlands Yanic Wildschut Wales Cardiff City 30 June 2018 [55]
16 January 2018 CB Scotland Russell Martin Scotland Rangers 30 June 2018 [56]
18 January 2018 AM Scotland Steven Naismith Scotland Hearts 30 June 2018 [57]
22 January 2018 CM Scotland Kenny McLean Scotland Aberdeen 30 June 2018 [58]
28 January 2018 CM England Todd Cantwell Netherlands Fortuna Sittard 30 June 2018 [59]
  1. ^ Loan contract was terminated by both clubs on 31 August 2017, due to the player's lack of appearances for the club.[46]

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

As of 29 January 2018[60]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 England GK Angus Gunn (on loan from Manchester City)
2 Portugal DF Ivo Pinto (stand-in captain1)
3 England DF James Husband
4 England MF Harrison Reed (on loan from Southampton)
6 Germany DF Christoph Zimmermann
8 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Mario Vrančić
9 Portugal FW Nélson Oliveira
10 Germany MF Moritz Leitner (on loan from FC Augsburg)
11 England MF Josh Murphy
12 Wales FW Marley Watkins
14 Republic of Ireland MF Wes Hoolahan (vice-captain)
15 Switzerland DF Timm Klose
16 England MF Matt Jarvis
No. Position Player
18 Germany MF Marco Stiepermann
19 Germany MF Tom Trybull
20 England DF Sean Raggett
23 England MF James Maddison
25 Germany MF Onel Hernández
26 Northern Ireland DF Jamal Lewis
27 Norway MF Alexander Tettey
29 England GK Remi Matthews
31 Scotland DF Grant Hanley
32 Germany FW Dennis Srbeny
33 Northern Ireland GK Michael McGovern
34 Wales MF Louis Thompson

1 Current captain Russell Martin is on loan at Rangers, therefore Ivo Pinto will be the stand-in captain for the remainder of the season.

Pre-season[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

As of 27 June 2017, Norwich City have announced nine pre-season friendlies against Lowestoft Town, Stevenage, Cambridge United, Charlton Athletic, Brighton & Hove Albion,[61] Cobh Ramblers,[62] Sutton United,[63] MSV Duisburg and Arminia Bielefeld.[64]

Competitions[edit]

Championship[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
12 Ipswich Town 46 17 9 20 57 60 −3 60
13 Leeds United 46 17 9 20 59 64 −5 60
14 Norwich City 46 15 15 16 49 60 −11 60
15 Sheffield Wednesday 46 14 15 17 59 60 −1 57
16 Queens Park Rangers 46 15 11 20 58 70 −12 56
Source: English Football League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored

Results by matchday[edit]

Matchday12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
GroundAHHAAHHAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHHAAHHAHAHAHA
ResultDLWLLWDWDWWDWLLLDLDLWLLWDWWLWWDDDDDLDWLLWDLDWL
Position141810172217131213109868912121515161516161513131313131313121214141414131414121313131214
Updated to match(es) played on 6 May 2018. Source:[citation needed]
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 15 15 16 49 60  −11 60 8 8 7 25 25  0 7 7 9 24 35  −11

Last updated: 6 May 2018.
Source:[citation needed]

Matches[edit]

On 21 June 2017, the league fixtures were announced.[65][66]

FA Cup[edit]

In the FA Cup, Norwich City entered the competition in the third round and were drawn at home to Chelsea.[67]

EFL Cup[edit]

On 16 June 2017, the first round draw took place with Swindon Town confirmed as opponents.[68] A home tie was also confirmed for the second round, against Charlton Athletic.[69] For the third round, an away tie against Brentford was confirmed.[70] After reaching the fourth round for the third consecutive season, they were drawn to face Arsenal away from home.[71]

Statistics[edit]

Appearances, goals and cards[edit]

Last updated: 6 May 2018

No. Pos Player Championship FA Cup EFL Cup Total Discipline
Starts Sub Goals Starts Sub Goals Starts Sub Goals Starts Sub Goals Yellow card Red card
1 GK Angus Gunn 46 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 51 0 0 1 0
2 DF Ivo Pinto 31 4 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 37 4 2 5 0
3 DF James Husband 14 4 0 3 0 0 17 4 0 5 0
4 MF Harrison Reed 36 3 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 40 3 1 7 0
6 DF Christoph Zimmermann 30 9 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 35 10 1 6 0
8 MF Mario Vrančić 29 6 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 33 6 3 7 0
9 ST Nélson Oliveira 26 11 8 1 1 0 1 0 0 29 12 8 5 0
10 MF Moritz Leitner 10 2 0 10 2 0 1 0
11 MF Josh Murphy 34 7 7 2 0 0 4 0 4 40 7 11 6 0
12 MF Marley Watkins 12 12 0 2 1 1 14 13 1 3 1
14 MF Wes Hoolahan 14 15 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 17 17 2 1 0
15 DF Timm Klose 36 1 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 40 1 4 7 0
16 MF Matt Jarvis 0 0 0 0 0
18 MF Marco Stiepermann 15 8 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 16 11 1 2 0
19 MF Tom Trybull 17 3 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 20 4 3 3 0
20 DF Sean Raggett 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
23 MF James Maddison 42 2 14 2 0 0 3 0 1 47 2 15 8 0
25 MF Onel Hernández 5 7 0 5 7 0 1 0
26 DF Jamal Lewis 19 3 0 2 0 1 21 3 1 4 0
27 MF Alexander Tettey 21 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 23 4 0 9 0
31 DF Grant Hanley 28 4 1 2 0 0 30 4 1 6 0
32 FW Dennis Srbeny 7 7 1 7 7 1 2 0
33 GK Michael McGovern 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
34 MF Louis Thompson 0 0 0 0 0
ST Tristan Abrahams 0 0 0 0 0
Players out on loan:
5 DF Russell Martin 4 1 0 1 1 0 5 2 0 1 0
7 MF Steven Naismith 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
13 GK Paul Jones 0 0 0 0 0
17 MF Yanic Wildschut 7 9 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 7 13 1 2 0
22 MF Ben Godfrey 0 0 0 0 0
28 DF Marcel Franke 5 0 0 2 1 0 7 1 0 2 0
29 GK Remi Matthews 0 0 0 0 0
30 ST Carlton Morris 0 0 0 0 0
35 DF Adam Phillips 0 0 0 0 0
36 MF Todd Cantwell 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
38 DF Louis Ramsay 0 0 0 0 0
46 MF Ebou Adams 0 0 0 0 0
MF Kenny McLean 0 0 0 0 0
Players no longer at the club:
10 ST Cameron Jerome 11 4 1 1 1 1 12 5 2 2 0
21 MF Alex Pritchard 5 3 1 1 0 0 6 3 1 1 0
21 MF Marcus Edwards 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
24 DF Harry Toffolo 0 0 0 0 0
MF Tony Andreu 0 0 0 0 0

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Pos. Player Championship FA Cup EFL Cup Total
1 MF James Maddison 14 0 1 15
2 MF Josh Murphy 7 0 4 11
3 ST Nélson Oliveira 8 0 0 8
4 DF Timm Klose 4 0 0 4
5 MF Tom Trybull 2 0 1 3
MF Mario Vrančić 1 0 2 3
7 DF Ivo Pinto 2 0 0 2
ST Cameron Jerome 1 0 1 2
MF Wes Hoolahan 1 0 1 2
10 MF Harrison Reed 1 0 0 1
MF Yanic Wildschut 1 0 0 1
MF Marco Stiepermann 1 0 0 1
MF Alex Pritchard 1 0 0 1
DF Christoph Zimmermann 1 0 0 1
DF Grant Hanley 1 0 0 1
ST Dennis Srbeny 1 0 0 1
MF Jamal Lewis 0 1 0 1
MF Marley Watkins 0 0 1 1
Own Goals 2 0 0 2
Totals 49 1 11 61
Last updated: 6 May 2018

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